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Peanut Butter French Toast

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/2 cup milk<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1/4 cup peanut butter<br>• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<br>• 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 2 slices bread<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, peanut butter, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended.<p>2. In a frying pan or on a griddle, melt …

Breakfast

Our Favorite Greek-Inspired Dishes, from Tzatziki to Souvlaki

You might not be able to fly to Mykonos, but you can definitely make these Greek-inspired recipes at home.<p>The land of Achilles and Odysseus is home to craggy coastlines, gorgeous views, and, oh yeah, some of the best food in the world (tzatziki or melt-in-your-mouth lamb, anyone?). Luckily, anyone …

Cooking

Learn How to Paint a Beautiful Bunny

Can you ever have enough bunny rabbits in your life? The twitching button nose, big gazing globe eyes, long ears and soft fur are all rolled into one …

15 Cheap And Easy Ways To Make Your Bedroom More Cheerful

ROY G. BIV!

3 Cardio Workouts That Are Way More Interesting Than Running

Does your treadmill workout make you feel like a rat on a wheel? Then it's probably time to change up your routine. And not just because you're bored.<p>"The human body wasn't designed for conveyor-belt training or repetitive, one-dimensional movement," says Dan John, a fitness coach in Burlingame, …

Meatless smoking

Smokers are closely associated with meat. But there is a world of meatless uses for them as well, from potatoes and eggs to water and even ice cream.</i> …

BBQ

10 Raised Garden Beds That Fit Any Backyard Space

Just add soil, seeds, and sunshine.<p>Starting a garden is no easy task, and it can be especially challenging if the terrain surrounding your property isn't amenable to the types of plants you'd like to grow. Enter the raised garden bed — a boxy unit that allows you to plant flowers, herbs, and …

One Exercise, 4 minutes, 28 days – A New Body

Take this challenge that is already done by a lot of people from different parts of the world, and you will improve your body shape.<p>The most …

15 Shortcut Chicken Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

Pick up a rotisserie chicken at the supermarket and you’re already halfway to dinner

Hand Pies

From sweet caramel-pecan hand pies to savory chicken pot pie hand pies, here are Food & Wine's best hand pie recipes.

Baking

Experts share how to cook steak perfectly in the pan

For something as simple as cooking a steak should be, we sure love to over-complicate it. Should they be room temperature or cold? Butter or oil? Pan-fried or grilled or finished in the oven?<p>Last week, The Sporkful podcast introduced another way to be self conscious about your steak— does it sound …

BBQ

Tijuana Cole Slaw

This slaw takes off on a cabbage-onion-chile salad dressed with Mexican crema and lime that a Mexican neighbor used to make. It is delicious …

Tijuana

10 Super Bowl Sweets That Will Win Over the Crowd

No one will care who's winning the game when they taste one of these delicious desserts. From Chocolate Chip Blondies to Lemon Pound Cake, all of these touchdown treats are easy to make and fun to eat.<p><b>1. Chocolate Chip Pecan Blondies</b><p>Part cookie, part brownie -- who doesn't love blondies? And the …

Dessert

28 Ways To Add Extra Flavor To Everything You Cook

Flavored salts are a serious game changer.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

14 Empanadas to Satisfy Your Cravings from Morning to Night

When that empanada craving comes a-callin’ you might think you can only get the delicious snack from a hard-to-find food truck with a line a mile long. Think again! An empanada is simple enough that you can actually make them right at home (which leaves your options WIDE open when it comes to …

Cooking

10 Healthy Snacks You Can Keep in Your Desk Drawer | Women's Health

<b>2. Dark Chocolate</b><br>Yup, the sweet stuff can be a healthy snack, says Kirkpatrick—as long as it’s 72 percent dark. Studies have shown it has numerous health benefits, including boosting your mood and lowering blood pressure. To avoid the temptation of overindulging, put one square in a Ziploc bag …

"Cloud Bread" Is the Latest Food Trend Exploding on Pinterest

Bread without gluten, carbs, and hardly any sugar? It exists!<p>In a recent trend taking over Pinterest (pins and likes have spiked by 73 percent within the last year, according to She Knows), cloud bread is quickly becoming a favorite among carb-addicts everywhere.<p>Unlike most breads, this one is …

The best books we read in 2015 - Vox

  <p><i>Words of Radiance</i> by Brandon Sanderson (fiction)<p>I spend my day writing about conflicts — like the war in Syria — that are vicious, depressing, and defined mostly by the lack of good guys and good options. <i>Words of Radiance</i>, a wonderfully detailed story of good versus evil and the second book in …

Books

This Workout Will Boost Your Energy Like a Boss | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Plank Row<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and get in a pushup position <b>(A)</b>. Brace your core and squeeze your glutes, then bend your left elbow to raise the weight to the side of your chest, keeping hips parallel to the floor <b>(B)</b>. Slowly lower back to start, then repeat on the other …

The 10 strangest animal discoveries of 2015 will totally weird you out

Every year, scientists wade into jungles, deserts and museum collections to examine animals and, if they're lucky, discover a new species.<p>For …

Books of the year 2015 - a scientist's reading list

The twenty-three books this scientist read in 2015 in search of stimulation and amusement. For the most part, he was not disappointed<p>Here continueth a tradition I started way back in 2013, having resolved at the beginning of that year to read less internet and more books. I present a review of the …

Books

The best book we've read all year: Guardian writers and readers look back

At the end of a wonderful literary year, we reflect on the books we’ve enjoyed most in 2015, new or not. From poetry to psychoanalysis, fiction to biography, Guardian writers and readers pick their favourites<p>• Check all our best books lists here<p>How to Be an Alien by George Mikes (1946)<p>I may have …

Books

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

Healthy Eating

To strengthen the thighs, push through the ups and downs

If you're like most of us, you want tighter thighs in 2016. This dance-inspired move by BarreAmped creator Suzanne Bowen will do the trick.<p><b>What it does</b><p>Tightens and tones the thighs.<p><b>What to do</b><p>Start with a quick warm-up. A few minutes of walking or jogging will do. Grab onto a countertop — or chair …

Best Upcycled Furniture Ideas

Here are 21 of the best upcycled furniture ideas that we've seen out there in a while. And you know what they say, recycle, repurpose, reuse - and …

Furniture

This One-Pan Dessert Recipe Combines 2 Amazing Sweets

Crunchy puff pastry and caramelized pears topped with soft vanilla cheesecake cream. Yeah, that happened this week in our kitchen (and our bellies). This one-pan recipe (pear recipes are <i>not</i> just for fall) combines the French classic, tarte tatin, with an American classic, vanilla cheesecake. Sounds …

Baking

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Our Favorite Soul-Warming Winter Recipes

See More<p>Let’s face it: Dropping temps and shorter days have us craving hearty, soul-satisfying meals. Nothing says winter like cozy dishes that warm …

Cooking

8 Soups and Toddies that Will Save Your Sick Day

The heroes to all your sniffles.<p>Do you know what's adorable? Rudolph with his fuzzy ears and glowing red nose. Do you know what's not adorable? When <i>you</i> wake up looking like Rudolph, only your red nose isn't going to light up anyone's foggy Christmas Eve.<p><i>Taylor Rondestvedt contributed to this post.</i> …